|(The Thrill of Finding) Money: A Staged Reading - Shaping San Francisco|
"Money: A Comedy with Music" is a satiric portrayal of an economically troubled society in which an American banker tries to explain how money works. The new play written in 2010 in San Francisco moves from Brazil to New York, from scenes of wealth to scenes of bankruptcy, accompanied by cabaret songs, chicanery and financial chaos. Developed this year, but indebted to the Living Newspapers of the Federal Theatre Project from the 1930s, "Money" incorporates puppetry, film clips, news headlines, ...
Keywords: 1937; money; economics; comedy; musical; Federal Theater Project; WPA; Depression; derivatives